Heineken Planned to Build Houses Out of Beer and More News

In today's Media Mix, who made the ice cream cone, plus a Brazilian restaurant awards women for confidence

The Daily Meal brings you the biggest news from the food world.

The Ice Cream Cone History: A brief history of the ice cream cone, and how the waffle cone has changed shape over the years. [NY Times]

Heineken's Beer Bottle House: Apparently, back in the 1960s, Heineken proposed a plan to create rectangular beer bottles that could be used as bricks for affordable housing. [Fast Co]

Chef's Table on Cruises? Princess Cruises are adding a "Chef's Table" option for hard-core food lovers who want to peek behind the scenes in the galley during dinner. [News OK]


Brazilian Restaurant Rewards Confidence: A genius marketing scheme from a Brazilian restaurant recorded female customers who were asked, "Are you beautiful?" If they answered yes, they were given a free meal. [BuzzFeed]